Posted by: sonewjersey | February 26, 2013

Fitness Training is Key to Success

Did you know that the Wawa Exercise and Wellness Center is the official training center for Special Olympics New Jersey athletes? Registered SONJ athletes are encouraged to train three times per week in a unified environment by including a friend, sibling or parent as a training partner.

An athlete trains on one of the new Arm Ergometers.

An athlete trains on one of the new Arm Ergometers.

The Fitness Center is fully equipped with the latest cardio and fitness machines including:

6 Elliptical Machines
6 Treadmills
8 Stationary Bicycles
4 Recumbent Bicycles
2 Arm Ergometers
2 Rowing Machines
Resistance Training Equipment
Free Weights
…and so much more!

The Center is staffed by certified trainers and fitness professionals who can assess and put a training program in place for you to achieve your fitness goals. For your convenience, the Wawa Exercise and Wellness Center is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at absolutely no cost to registered athletes and their unified training partner!

Professional trainer Trevor instructs an athlete on the proper use of kettle bells.

Professional trainer Trevor instructs an athlete on the proper use of kettle bells.

We are located right off I-95/Princeton Pike at the Special Olympics New Jersey Sports Complex, 3 Princess Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648. Call 609-896-8000, e-mail fitness@sonj.org or visit www.sonj.org.

Keep watching our blog for Success Stories from the Fitness Center…including one amazing 60-pound weight loss transformation!

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